or... McMaster was blackmailed by Brennan & Clapper with the stuff Brennan & Clapper got on him with the Hammer Spy software.
in any case, it was a VERY BAD choice to pick McMaster as Nat Sec. Advisor.
back in 2017
very, very bad!!
first we had Dan Coats (DNI) and Sue Gordon (Deputy DNI), then McMaster (Nat Sec Advisor) and Eric Ciaramella...